Author: Susan Griffith

Divider

Jul 15
The Conquering Dark (Crown & Key #3) by Clay and Susan Griffith (review)

The Conquering Dark (Crown & Key #3) by Clay and Susan Griffith (review)

I love how Simon realizes he was too used to using his abilities. And how he has to change his fighting style and thoughts now that he can’t lean on the Aether. He still has moments when he tries to use the power of his runes in the midst of battle, and then realizes that he is magicless. It makes him think on his actions a lot more, instead of just leaping into the fight and powerhousing his way through it. Penny is also a huge part of things again, and I loved the inventions she came up with as… Read more »

Divider

Jun 17
The Undying Legion (Crown & Key #2) by Clay & Susan Griffith (review)

The Undying Legion (Crown & Key #2) by Clay & Susan Griffith (review)

I was so glad to see Charlotte back in this book! Penny played a larger role than in the first book as well. Simon and Kate are starting to ease into an actual relationship, though that thread was super minor. There was lots of action and magic, as well as violence and gore, and things turned a bit darker in this story. We got to see lots more of Penny’s nifty mechanical gizmos, and Malcolm grew a lot as a character. I really liked Kate in this, and Simon is still just as funny and quick-witted. We finally get to… Read more »

Divider

May 20
The Shadow Revolution (Crown & Key #1) by Clay Griffith (review)

The Shadow Revolution (Crown & Key #1) by Clay Griffith (review)

I really enjoyed this book. All the characters were well-developed, even the more minor, not central characters. The story was descriptive, giving you a good idea of what everything looked and sounded like, without being over-detailed. The world was fully-fleshed out and believable. I liked the magic we were introduced to, and would love to learn more about Scribes and the key. I loved Simon. He was funny and quick-thinking, without falling into the ‘too perfect’ role a lot of main characters end up in. Kate I didn’t care for at first, but she quickly grew on me. I also… Read more »

Divider